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Mexico to monitor crops, fisheries via satellite


September 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said it will begin using a satellite next month to track the country's agricultural and fishery production on a "permanent and increasingly precise" ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bengal to up vigil to stop fishing of small Hilsa


August 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With the marine delicacy Hilsa, without which the Bengali platter is incomplete, being sold at Rs.1,000-Rs.1,500 per kg due to short supply, the West Bengal government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hilsa selling at Rs.1,000-1,500 in Bengal, prices to continue soaring


August 8th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The monsoon delicacy Hilsa, without which a Bengali platter is never complete, has been selling between Rs.1,000 and Rs.1,500 and a state minister says the silvery ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian peacekeepers treat 15,000 animals in South Sudan


May 31st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 31 (IANS) Indian peacekeepers have treated over 15,000 animals in conflict-hit South Sudan since 2011, the head of its veterinary unit said.The veterinary unit of the United ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Himachal to get $200 mn green loan


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 29 (IANS) The World Bank will give Himachal Pradesh a $200 million loan to enable it become the country's first carbon neutral state by 2020, Chief Minister Prem ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Nadu minister’s house raided


February 17th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister K.P.P.Samy's house was Friday raided by vigilance officials following charges of his accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bird flu: 7,000 fowls culled in Bhubaneswar


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) About 7,000 fowls were culled Sunday in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar after a bird flu case was detected in a government-run institution, an official said."The culling operation ... Read more...

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Bird flu: Culling of birds planned in Bhubaneswar (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 (IANS) Odisha Saturday decided to cull poultry in parts of its capital city Bhubaneswar after a bird flu case surfaced in the city, official said."The culling operation ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

SFAC to provide capital for agri-business ventures in Kerala


January 27th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 27 (IANS) Ready to pump in money to agri-business in Kerala, the Small Farmers' Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) is inviting entrepreneurs to propose ventures for funding."So far we have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh culls 14,000 birds


December 20th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) Nearly 14,000 chickens were culled and about 50,000 eggs were destroyed since an outbreak of bird flu was detected in Bangladesh last month.Officials told Xinhua Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President to chair governors’ panel meet


December 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Thursday chair a meeting of the committee of governors on rainfed farming, which will discuss policies for promotion of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israel to help Meghalaya in fish farmin


November 11th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 11 (IANS) Israeli experts will help Meghalaya to improve fish farming in the northeastern state, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said.Launching an awareness campaign about a state aquaculture ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Sri Lanka agree on JWG meeting to resolve fishermen issue


November 11th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) With frequent attacks on Indian fishermen a touchy issue arousing much concern in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka Thursday agreed that the Joint ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South Korea’s consumer price growth slows in October


November 1st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 1 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth slowed to 3.9 percent in October, falling below 4 percent for the first time this year, a government report showed Tuesday.Consumer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

International trade expo opens in Pakistan


October 21st, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistani Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Thursday inaugurated the 6th International Expo Pakistan in southern Karachi city.More than 50 countries, including Russia, China and Japan, are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Former DMK minister Samy held on murder charge


September 24th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Saturday arrested former Fisheries Minister K.P.P. Samy of the DMK here for the kidnapping and murder of a fisherman in Puducherry.According to the ... Read more...

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Bihar minister fasts in Modi’s support


September 18th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister in Bihar Sunday observed a daylong fast in support of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Resource ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tamil Nadu to set up fisheries varsity


September 13th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to set up a fisheries university in Nagapattinam district, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Tuesday.The chief minister informed the state ... Read more...

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What’s on Delhi-Dhaka diplomacy table


September 6th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Notwithstanding the uncertainty over the Teesta water accord, there is a lot happening on the India-Bangladesh diplomacy table.With Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Global meet on fisheries


July 17th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The problem of small-scale fisheries and excessive harvesting of marine resources would be the focus of a two-day international conference starting here Monday.The conference, to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab to have cattle markets on French lines


June 21st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced that it has decided to establish four ultra-modern cattle mandis (markets) on the lines of similar cattle markets in France.These will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lanka to stop destructive fishing in northern seas


June 12th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka would place barriers at strategic locations in the island's northern seas to stop destructive fishing methods, a minister has said.The region includes some of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karachi gets cyclone warning, 176 houses to be vacated


June 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 10 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan's port city of Karachi have declared 176 buildings unfit for living and asked people to vacate ahead of a cyclone likely to hit ... Read more...

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Orissa minister resigns ahead of reshuffle (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 9 (IANS) Orissa's Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout Monday resigned from the cabinet a day ahead of a cabinet reshuffle.Rout who was also holding charge of the department of ... Read more...

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Orissa minister resigns


May 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 9 (IANS) Orissa's Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout Monday resigned from the cabinet on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's instruction, official sources said.Rout who was also holding charge of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

EU plans to pay fishermen for collecting plastic from the sea


May 8th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) The European Union (EU) plans to pay the continent's fishing fleets for collecting plastic as part of an initiative that will help reduce pollution in sea.As ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Japan may set up underground tank to stop contaminated water from spilling into sea


April 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 27 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is reportedly considering setting up a big underground tank in the compound of the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to develop uninhabited islands for tourism


April 11th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Six uninhabited islands in the South China Sea would now be developed as tourist sites, officials said.The six islands are located near the southern island province ... Read more...

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Outflow of highly radioactive water from Japan n-plant stops (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The outflow of highly radioactive water into the sea from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has stopped, the Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday.In an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Radiation detected in Japan fish


April 6th, 2011 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS) High levels of radioactive iodine and cesium have been detected in fish caught near the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, a media report said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Sri Lanka for better ties over fishing


March 30th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka have called for better relations among their fishing communities, and agreed that there should be no use of force in the ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka agree to avoid use of force against fishermen


March 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): To ensure the safety and security of fishermen, India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday agreed that the use of force cannot be justified under any circumstances.The decisions ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tax free Chhattisgarh budget focuses on agriculture


February 26th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh presented Saturday a Rs.30,725.96 crore tax-free budget for the 2011-12 fiscal year in the state assembly with its main emphasis on agriculture, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Yeddyurappa defends presenting farm budget


February 25th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday defended presenting a separate budget for the agriculture sector for the ensuing fiscal 2011-12, terming it an innovative step."I hope the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fishermen’s killing: Sri Lanka wants more information


January 31st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 31 (IANS) Sri Lanka Monday requested India to provide additional information on the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy even as the two countries agreed ... Read more...

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